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Golden fall days of West Virginia wildflowers

Just because fall strolled through the door doesn’t mean the growing season in West Virginia woods has ended. Leaves are drifting lazily down from a few trees here and there. Mornings are cool. The sun’s rays are slanting in lower than before. But still the fields and roadsides are still popping with wildflower color. AugustContinue reading “Golden fall days of West Virginia wildflowers”

Written on the snow

People who’ve spent a lifetime roaming the outdoors can see things that other folks would walk right past, unawares. They know how to read broken twigs, bare spots on a tree trunk, animal droppings and even how a pile of leaves is disturbed, as clues to critter movements and behavior. The rest of us, evenContinue reading “Written on the snow”


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Hi! I’m Kate Shunney — newspaper editor, photographer, hiker and mom of two boys. Most of all, I’m a huge fan of my home state of West Virginia and all its outdoor treasures (and people, of course). Come along as we tromp our way through the woods or wade the waters of the great Mountain State.

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